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  1. Worn out gear cable bushings?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I'm sorry for starting a new thread but I do need your opinion or at least another from an Alfa GT owner. I did change my gearbox oil roughly 6k km ago with Fuchs 75W90 and now when the weather is cold (below 5*) I have hard shifts in 1st and 2nd gear. After around 3kms the gears are...
  2. Removing gear selector cable

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I'm trying to replace the bushes in the gear selector on the other half's 147 as reverse and third are very stiff occasionally, and the gear stick is sloppy. I'm following the Alfa Workshop guide here: https://www.alfaworkshop.co.uk/Alfa_147_GT_156_Gear_selector_plate_removal.shtml But...
  3. OBD II interface, where to buy, which one works best?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi I'm planning on buying a obd2 tool that should be able to do the following: read error codes delete error codes tweak some parameters (for example delete egr, enable graphics on screen for the parking sensors, enable cruise control etc) maybe log data, create graphs ... My car is 1.9...
  4. Brera passenger seat electric recline cable knackered

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi folks my passenger seat electric recline doesn't work on my 2009 Brera although the motor is still working. I believe a stretched/twisted cable may be to blame. Has anyone any photos or any detailed description on how to replace this as well as obtaining a new cable? I've had a look on here...
  5. Coaxial cable broken in trunk

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, The other day I heard when opening the trunk door like something was moving around. After unmounting the trunk I found this. Can anyone help in telling which cable it is and where should it be plugged?
  6. Alfasud handbrake cable

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hello, can anyone help me with a handbrake cable question please? There is a ferrule that fits into the left hand brake caliper (i.e. the 'midway' caliper on the brake cable's route). Does this ferrule go on the handbrake side of the caliper, or the side nearer the second caliper, or doesn't...
  7. 147 Handbrake Cable Replacement

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Im due to replace the left side Handbrake Cable today and was wondering if there is a decent write up/guide I could take a look at before I get stook in? How would one go about tightening it up once installed? Thank you in advance
  8. ELM327 cable advice

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all. Question for you on ELM327 cables for use with multiecuscan. I have searched this thoroughly, made my decisions, spent the money, failed..... and I am still confused. After reading all the advice and still not being quite sure, I purchased this cable: ebayELMcable I then downloaded v4.4...
  9. tinspark crankshaft sensor without cable - removal help

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Folks, having problem getting the connector off the end of the old sensor ( its the new type that unplugs at the sensor itself and not under the engine cover)- without it off i cant get access to bolt that holds sensor in place. Obviously working blind and cant even see what i am trying...
  10. I can see the cable - but not the handle?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi 2011 TBi - looking in the boot I can see a thick black cable close to and heading towards the boot catch mechanism. I assume that this is the manual boot release cable. I can find the cable again on the nearside rear if I push my hand behind the bottom of the rear seat back, but there is no...
  11. what usb cable do i use for selespeed and multi ecu scan?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As the title says im wondering what cable to use as the elm327 one i have got does not work with multi ecu scan and i really need to check my clutch rod length. alfa romeo 147 2002 (selespeed) any help would be amazing!
  12. GT Stereo Aux Cable problems

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Evening All, I have bought an AUX cable to plug into the back of my stereo however I cannot get it to work. This is the stereo I have AlfaStereo by M F, on Flickr And I have the Aux lead plugged in here (Blue connector) DSC_0597 by M F, on Flickr The Pin out label shows that the "data in"...
  13. Which OBD2 cable for 146?

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hey guys, i want to read my Alfas error codes but! i don't really know which OBD or OBD2? cables should i buy? I would use with my laptop, so i guess one side should be usb. I really appreciate any kind of help. (Or an aliexpress link :D ) (146, 1.6 twinspark AR67601, 1999 fl.) Thanks!
  14. Broken bonnet release cable help

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, everyone. I have been around this site for a long time, but things have been ok for me problem wise for a while. I previously owned a 147, then a 147 collezione. Then i treated myself and bought a low mileage 2 year old Mito QV. Its been great, i have drove it on the continent many miles...
  15. Random unplugged cable - help?!

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, I was rooting around in my engine bay just now, and I found this (see photo). Does anyone know what it's for and where it should be connected to, if anywhere? If it helps, it's on the passenger side, at the front by the washer bottle. Thanks Sent from my Pixel 3 XL using Tapatalk
  16. GTV bonnet release cable has come loose

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hi folks by way of introduction, i've had my GTV 916 for nearly 3 years now, and for all its sins, its a keeper (for now at least lol). I've a long list of issues to work through including the dreaded fuel smell in cabin (aaargh). for now, a more recent problem to add to the "to do" list is...
  17. 156 1.9JTD 8V OBD cable

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a 156 1.9JTD 8V 115hp and i have some fault codes that i'd like to clear and have things that i'd like to check in MES. I tried a cheap ELM327 one but it won't connect, so i need something that actually works with the car. Could someone please give me a link for a OBD2 cable that works...
  18. Dealers repairing window winders with cable ties

    South Africa
    In March of last year I bought a 2015 Fiat 500S 1.4 with 17500km on the clock from Grand Central in Midrand. According to the service book the one previous service had been carried out by Grand Central themselves. When signing for the car I discovered that they had included Smash&Grab window...
  19. Alfa mito 2010 subwoofer wire

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi all, This is my first time posting on the forums, recently purchased a 2010 reg alfa mito :) I just bought a set of alpine component speakers(SPG-17CS) and a kenwood underseat subwoofer(KSC-SW11) for the car and i'm in the process of installing them, i'm trying to route the power cable...
  20. Broken bonnet release cable help

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi everyone, haven't been on here for years, the last time was when i had a 147 with a few problems. Really hoping you can help again, i now have a 172 mito. This morning i pulled the release handle and it snapped, no problem i thought. I will just pull the cable. No chance there, so i am now...
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